Friday, December 18, 2015
Years of planning ended in two weeks of wrangling, debates, coalitions, late nights, deadlines, drafting and redrafting the UN climate agreement was finally signed on Sunday. But what does the UN climate agreement mean for individuals and the private sector?
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
After two weeks of climate negotiations in Paris, nearly 200 nations came together to sign an historic agreement to stem the effects of climate change. On Friday, December 18th, between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., Dr. Bill Moomaw – a climate expert and Chair of the Science Committee at Earthwatch – will be hosting an “Ask Me Anything” event on Reddit – an online forum where he will answer any and all questions about the implications of the new agreement. In the meantime, check out this blog post from Bill that gives some background on the climate talks.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
We were deeply shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Dr Kate Barlow, who died in November after a short illness. Kate joined Earthwatch Europe as Head of Engagement and Science earlier this year. Chief Executive Steve Gray pays tribute to a dedicated scientist, passionate conservationist and valued friend.
Friday, November 20, 2015
South Africa is home to a variety of unique shark species that exist nowhere else in the world. These lesser-known sharks don't draw the same hype as other species, such as great whites or tiger sharks, but they are in dire need of our support.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Steve Lux has been a math and science teacher in the Los Angeles area for 28 years. Currently, he teaches advanced physics and chemistry in Santa Monica, California.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
A packed house greeted the panel of top Climate Change experts Earthwatch has assembled for the annual debate.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Earthwatch is celebrating its FreshWater Watch programme reaching the 10,000th water-quality measurement taken by one of thousands of citizen scientists around the world.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Partnership with NY-based Kiwi Energy enables teachers report to their classrooms “live from the field”
BOSTON, September 29, 2015—Two New York City teachers are on an 11-day expedition with Earthwatch researchers to study climate change in Churchill, Manitoba, the “polar bear capital of the world.” Making this expedition unique is that the teachers are reporting what they see and learn “live” to their classrooms using video conferencing technology -- sharing the excitement of field research in real time with their students back home.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
October 10th, 2014: It was a warm evening in the North West Province in South Africa. Wildlife reserve managers had completed their daily patrols and were settling in for the night. On the other side of the park, beyond their earshot, shots of gunfire cracked.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Honey bee populations are declining globally and scientists are unsure of the causes. The condition is known as “Colony Collapse Disorder” (CCD) and CSIRO Scientist Professor de Souza shared his new technology at the Earthwatch Annual Fundraising Dinner.